GlobalCom Data Services (GDS) was awarded the license for a private wireless data operator, under decree 9288, dated October 5, 1996. Operating since 1997, GDS relied on its fast-growing expertise to become the national leader in wireless data communications, offering a complete range of protocol-independent data telecommunication services. GDS reached the market leader position through a state-of-the-art network: GDS offers a team of skilled engineers and technicians, a dedicated customer service center, and national coverage from Kobayat in the North to Mayss-El-Jabal in the far South of Lebanon.

Wireless Solutions

Using its wireless microwave network, GDS is currently serving thousands of connections under Clear Ethernet over ATM, and IP layer 3 over MPLS protocols for banks and institutions such as public, financial, educational, and health. GDS also serves connections for commercials, companies, NGOs, and service providers in both corporate and residential sectors.

The table below shows the protocols with respect to the physical links and corresponding throughputs

Protocol Encapsulations Physical Link Type Physical port Bandwidth
Ethernet over ATM (RFC 1483) Point-to-multipoint link Ethernet Up to 30 Mbps
Metro Ethernet Layer 2 and Layer 3 (10/100) Point-to-multipoint or point-to-point link Ethernet Up to 1Gbps

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